Eat Right, Sleep Soundly

Insomnia or difficulty closing his eyes at night can reduce productivity in the office. To reduce the risk, try to manage food with the following tips:

Stay away from food trigger

Caffeine in coffee, also in chocolate (although less) can make awake. Avoid all sources of caffeine for 2 weeks. If it turns out sleep better, continue to take it especially if it is very sensitive to caffeine.
Consumption dinner menu is lighter. Stomach that is too full can menyembabkan easily awakened.
Do not Sleep With Empty Stomach. Although binge eating is not recommended, do not also go to bed hungry. For that eat 1 hour before tidurakan easier to fall asleep.
Avoid spicy food or Bergas High. Anything that disrupt digestion can cause sleeplessness.
Do not drink alcohol up to midnight. A glass of wine may be safe, but if more than that, it can be risky wake up in the night or can not sleep soundly.

All About Vitamin E

One vitamin that is quite popular, especially among women. Benefits for the skin can not be taken lightly. But it turns out the efficacy of vitamin E is more than that.


Vitamin E was found to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, by helping to maintain healthy blood vessels, according to a large-scale study at Harvard University. Vitamin E also plays an important role in maintaining the immune system, DNA repair and metabolic processes.

In addition, vitamin E may reduce the risk of bladder cancer. Several years ago, The American Cancer Society announced that from one person who studied for 5 years, those who regularly consumed vitamin E supplements for more than 10 years of proven experience decreased risk of bladder cancer.

Antioxidants in vitamin E also protects the body cells from the damaging effects of free radicals and trigger cancer and cardiovascular disease. Continue reading “All About Vitamin E”

Give Kids Eat Chicken Liver …

Chicken liver contains many nutrients that can help the growth of children, prevent infection, and anemia. Therefore, it is recommended to consume chicken liver infants, toddlers, people who are recovering from illness, and even pregnant women.

Chicken liver can be used as a mixture in consuming rice porridge or team. Chicken liver contains:

Vitamin A. Vitamin A can boost the immune system, and can prevent the eye from blindness. Therefore vitamin A plays an important role for children who are experiencing growth process. Lack of vitamin A, can make a child vulnerable to infection, such as measles, diarrhea, and pulmonary tuberculosis. Lack of vitamin A can also inhibit the elongation of bones and healthy teeth formation.
Vitamin D, E, and K (fat soluble)
Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6 (soluble in water)
Vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is useful for the formation of red blood cells, prevent anemia, prevent red blood cell count is low which has symptoms will be lethargic and easily tired. Continue reading “Give Kids Eat Chicken Liver …”

Calcium and Milk Not Lose Weight?

Recent research shows that a statement does not support the earlier theory that the consumption of milk and calcium is also useful for weight loss.

Calcium and dairy products (which are rich sources of calcium) was previously thought to relate to weight loss. It is based on a number of data which states that calcium plays a role in fat synthesis. However, the latest research on calcium and dairy consumption associated with body weight was given the opposite results.

Researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, New York has examined the relationship between calcium intake and weight change in 43,000 male volunteers. It turned out a total calcium intake does not have a significant effect on weight change. The report has been published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

It is known that men who consumed calcium or dairy was not lost weight, they are likely to become obese after a period of 12 years. It is caused due to the consumption of dairy products that are high fat. However, the consumption of low fat milk is also known to have a very significant relationship to changes in body weight.

Calcium is an important role for optimal health, but not to lose weight. Therefore, we should consume enough calcium from food daily, including milk and would be better if we consume in the form of low fat milk.


Echinacea is so famous in some European countries, such as Switzerland, England, Scotland, Germany, Finland, and France. Efficacy increase endurance make this medicinal plant is often sold in drug stores as cold medicine. Because in subtropical countries, influenza like outbreaks often visited when winter.

Biggest herbal manufacturer in Switzerland A. Vogel Echinacea tincture producing. Echinacea is processed in the form of fresh, then dissolved in 64% yield alkhohol up, extract and then packed in a liquid form that is tincture and tablets. Echinacea contains compounds alkilamid. Compound was settled in the CB2 receptor of immune cells. Alkilamid help control tumor necrosis factor-Alpha (TNF-Î ±), activating the immune system. Other compounds are sikorat acid, polysaccharides, glycoproteins, flavonoids, and essential oils. Compounds that inhibit the inflammation, the growth of bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Efficacy of Echinacea actually not only overcome the flu. Echinacea also increases the efficacy of the immune system. Echinacea is also very good to deal with a virus that attacks the respiratory tract, such as asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis, bronchiectasis.

In the homeland, North American plants turned out adaptive developed in Indonesia at an altitude of 450-1100 m above sea level. Although grown in Indonesia, the content is the same as the purple coneflower œkerabatnyaâ â € €?? developed in foreign countries.

Echinacea is special, how no other than as an immunomodulator also acts as an antioxidant. That is why PT Kalbe Farma using Echinacea as one of the raw materials used to treat hepatitis. Beautiful flowering plant that is combined with other herbs such as ginger sylimarin sylibum marianum and curcuma xanthorrhiza. The composition of the herb Echinacea extract the highest, reaching 150 mg, sylibum marianum (35 mg), Curcuma xanthorrhiza (20 mg).

Kalbe Farma medicine decoction was also tested clinically. The study was conducted on 30 chronic hepatitis C patients. Each patient was given a potion capsule 4 times a day each 3 capsule. After 12 weeks. Average levels of serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT) patients who initially 91.2 U / I, fell to 33.6 normal values ​​0-50. as well as levels of serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase (SGPT). Achieve therapeutic levels at the end of 35.9 U / I previously 92.4.

Choosing the Right Hospital

Birth is a process that requires preparation. No wonder the far-away days before delivery, you already have to determine which hospital would you choose to give birth. For that there are some important things you need to consider. What are they?

Before choosing, first decide your ideal physician criteria. These criteria can be different for each person. Maybe you prefer female doctors than male doctors? Or maybe you are more pleased with the doctors who positioned himself as a determinant of all decisions on action handling your pregnancy? Or conversely, maybe you prefer a doctor applies merely as advisors and providers of the information you need. It’s up to you. Once you decide, you can search for information, at the hospital where the doctor is practicing your criteria?

Should prospective parents from an early age may have made financial planning for the cost of delivery. The way up to each couple. Can pass an insurance program to prepare savings or far – away days. You can cut your initial income for savings before spend. Determine your savings targets. For example, each month you should set aside at least 10-30% of the total income. Continue reading “Choosing the Right Hospital”

Mom Diabetes Blood Sugar Control, Prevent Big Baby

One of the problems in pregnant women who suffer from Diabetes (diabetes mellitus) is a risk to give birth to a large baby, weighing more than 4 kg. But it turns out this risk can be avoided by the mother should regulate their blood sugar under control during pregnancy.

Research conducted in Israel by comparing 67 non-diabetic mothers with 67 maternal diabetes who tightly control the blood sugar. As a result, average body weight – the average of babies born to mothers from both groups have the same weight. There was no difference between the two groups of infants born with low weight once or heavy. Of the 11 infants with a body weight more than 4 kg, there was no difference in the two groups. Continue reading “Mom Diabetes Blood Sugar Control, Prevent Big Baby”

Pregnancy process

A pregnant woman is called if there is an egg in her womb fertilized by a sperm cell that forms the zygote, early cell division massively into an embryo. Conception was held after the occurrence of sexual intercourse (coitus) between the opposite sex, though not all sexual relationships will result in conception.

Fertilization occurs when a woman is in the fertile period. In each copulation, sperm exit the millions. Of the millions of sperm cells, only one will succeed to immerse themselves in the wall of the egg is ripe, and uniting the two cell nucleus. When a sperm cell entering male sex, then the child will be conceived male sex anyway.

New cell is fertilized, charged 46 chromosomes, two days later will begin to divide while moving toward the uterus. At first splitting into 2, then 4, 8, 16, 32, 64 and so on. A week after fertilization, the cells continued to grow it was clinging to the wall of the uterus.
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Nutrition for Nursing Mothers

Breast milk has been scientifically proven to be the right food for newborns. In addition to containing most nutrients needed to complete the development and emotional intelligence of children, breast milk contains immunoglobulins (antibodies) that serves to protect the baby from any infection.

That’s why Breastfeed your baby as soon as possible, once the baby is born until at least age 4 to 6 months, without additional feeding. As noted expert on food and nutrition, Prof. Dr. FG Winarno, baby weighing 4 pounds requires 660 ml of milk per day and 825 ml per day for infants weighing 5 kilograms.

ASI nutritional adequacy is also affected by the food consumed by the mother. Full origin principle should be eating far removed. Keep the consumption of nutritious foods, healthy, varied and balanced, just like when you’re pregnant yet.

As an illustration, as long as you give exclusive breastfeeding (4 to 6 months), every day you have to get extra calories and protein for 700 calories, 500 calories later, and in the second year 400 calories. In the book Meat & Potatoes of Breastfeeding works mentioned Jill Dalley, calories that must be met by nursing mothers up to 2900 calories 2100. Continue reading “Nutrition for Nursing Mothers”

Twin Pregnancy

Multiple pregnancies have encountered in recent years. Multiple pregnancies occur because there is an increase in the use of medications for fertility (fertility). Multiple pregnancies are also caused because of people who have children birth twins or genetic twins, age of the mother during pregnancy, women often experience childbirth, as well as in women who become pregnant immediately after stopping the pill.

Twin pregnancy consisting of two, namely:

Identical twins

Also called monozygotic twins. Identical twins are twins come from one egg. So the twins have the same genes, the same sex, and face similar. Identical twins occur when a sperm fertilizes an egg is mature, then form a zygote, which will be split. If this zygote cleavage occurs at the beginning of fertilization (1 to 3 days after fertilization), each embryo will usually have one plesenta, and bags of different membranes. However, if the cleavage occurs after 14 days, then chances are higher conjoined twins (twins that attaches to the body, due to imperfect cleavage. So conjoined twins occur in twins monozygot. With ultrasound examination (utrasonografi), physicians will be able to assess the condition of the fetus , gender, position, or abnormality that affects the fetus. Continue reading “Twin Pregnancy”